Sunday, September 29, 2013

September 29: Saint Michael the Archangel


Saint Michael the Archangel
by Blasco de Grañén

History

The name Michael means, “Who is like God?”  and this is his battle cry when he takes on the powers of darkness. The Bible shows us that Michael the Archangel was one of the “chief princes” in God’s army of angels. When satan and his followers fought against God, Michael led the good angels and triumphed over evil. Even in the early days of the Church, Christians asked Saint Michael the Archangel to be  our protector.

Activity

God always provides what we need, and sometimes what we need is angels to defend us. In our family, we ask Saint Michael to defend us every single day. So, pray and memorize the prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel and be sure to use it whenever you are feeling weak, alone and frightened. 

Saint Michael the Archangel, pray for us!


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